The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 36 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.89% 5.08% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 5.34% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 468 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.07% 95.12% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 285 273
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
South East

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 4 £525 +8.80% 3
Abingdon - 4 £500 - 2
Banbury +1 2 £463 -2.63% 1
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) Couchbase
3 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) SaaS
4 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.90%) Content Management
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) UML
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Axure RP
6 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 3 (9.68%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.23%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) MPLS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Couchbase
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) Ninject
3 2 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) UDDI
4 1 (3.23%) WSDL
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
1 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (6.45%) EPoS
1 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
2 4 (12.90%) Content Management
2 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) UML
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) SOA
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
4 2 (6.45%) BPMN
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) B2C
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCIE
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) ExactTarget
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